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How Teachers are Showing Their Spirit

Photo of Mrs.Johnson
Photo of Mrs.Johnson

Q: What’s your name and what do you teach?

A: I’m Mrs. Jessica Johnson, I teach English 9 honors, English 12 academic and Mythology.

Q: Can you tell us about your outfit?

A: I’m wearing a little tennis skirt, so I’m pretending I’m playing tennis.

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Q: What is your favorite spirit day this week?

A: Surf and Turf, I’m very excited for the biker [outfit].

Q: Why is dressing up important?

A: It makes school more fun. To be silly and give us some sense of community when we’re all dressing up and showing our school spirit.

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About the Contributors
Claire McLaughlin
Claire McLaughlin, Junior Staff Writer
Claire McLaughlin is a first year staff writer for The Prowl. As someone who is very easy going and is always in for a fun time, she’s looking forward to covering student life as well as sharing opinion pieces. In her free time she enjoys long days on the beach followed by a nice meal of Mexican food. Aside from typical teenage life, she also runs cross country and track for Independence. As a firm believer in academic integrity, she always finds time to prioritize school work altogether making her an extremely well balanced student. When it comes to goals for the upcoming year within journalism, she hopes to take away proficient writing and communication skills.
Kieran Rhoton
Kieran Rhoton, Junior Staff Writer
Kieran Rhoton is a freshman at Independence High School. She is from Virginia but has lived in many countries overseas throughout her life. During her time outside of school, most of her time is spent playing volleyball for the varsity team at Independence. Along with the school team, Kieran plays volleyball in a club called Metro. Besides sports, Kieran has a lot of artistic talent. She enjoys many forms of makeup, but the one that stands out is her love for special effects makeup. She enjoys making realistic cuts and holes on her hand to create an illusion. A type of writing that interests her is poetry, but wants to branch out. When writing articles, Kieran wants to focus mainly on sports and potentially features. Her goal in this class is to learn and explore more of the Independence spirit.